Mental Illness

6:07 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Resilience: Two Sisters And A Story Of Mental Illness

Jessie Close talks about and reads from her memoir, Resilience: Two Sisters And A Story Of Mental Illness.

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Less Spending Than Governor's Plan
12:11 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Republicans Introduce Bills Addressing Mental Health 'Crisis'

Hamilton Rep. Ron Ehli spent part of last year visiting mental health treatment facilities across Montana.
Credit Montana Legislature

Representative Ron Ehli, a Republican from Hamilton, was part of an interim committee that traveled the state for over a year studying the mental health issues. He says committee members, Republican and Democrat alike, came to one conclusion:

“Montana has a mental health crisis."

The response, at least from the Republican side, is a package of bills to enhance existing mental health services at the local level.

Ehli says the proposals total $8 million.

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7:16 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Memoir Reveals Student's Struggles With Bipolar

Elissa Washuta talks about and reads from her memoir, My Body is a Book of Rules.

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Wednesday Special
9:19 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Tellin Ellen - Suicide, Depression, and Mental Illness

10/08/2014 - KGLT general manager Ellen King-Rodgers visits with Pam Faerber, founder of, a resource-packed website dedicated to raising awareness about depression, mental illness and suicide, recognizing the signs, and the path to doing something about it. Currently Pam is working on a program to be introduced to the Park County School District in Montana designed to recognize and address depression.

Home Ground Radio
11:19 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Shodair Children's Hospital

12/10/13 - Part 2 of our series on mental illness in children:  How do you get through to a suicidal child and help her turn her life around?  Shodair Children's Hospital does just that.